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Management, non-union and part-time city employees receive three percent annual pay raises

By:  Charlie Radatz During its Mon., Nov. 4, meeting the City Council by an 8-0 unanimous vote to adopt a

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Falls City named, ‘A City of Art.’

By Lori Gottula Last Monday night, October 7th, Falls City became a leader in Nebraska’s art world when the city

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Sherry Huddleston has been there, done that

Story and photo by Lori Gottula There’s an old saying that goes like this: Don’t judge a man until you’ve

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R.W.D. #2 receives $1.3 million grant

USDA Rural Development Nebraska State Director Karl Elmshaeuser today announced that $1.3 million will bring water improvements to Rural Water

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FEMA mapping project

Richardson County is currently going through a FEMA mapping project to update the Flood Insurance Rate Maps. The project included

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Rulo Bridge now open, but 159 in MO still closed

The Rulo Bridge is now open after months of being closed due to spring flooding. The Missouri Department of Transportation

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Nebraska Elks to donate $75,000

Elks from all over Nebraska were in Kearney on August 21 for their 107th annual conference. Nineteen lodges were represented

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O’Reilly Auto Parts opening soon

Story by Nikki McKim; photo by Brian McKim O’Reilly Auto Parts is nearing the final phase of their 2623 Harlan

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Richard Hardesty, Jr. sworn in as Richardson County Sheriff

During the regular meeting of the Richardson County Board of Commissioners held, August 6, 2019, interviews were conducted by the

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Dickey’s BBQ closure should be temporary

By Nikki McKim Dickey’s Barbecue in Falls City has reportedly closed its doors while new management takes over and the

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Gov. Ricketts and State Senator Slama to visit Falls City

Monday, Aug. 12, Governor Pete Ricketts and State Senator Julie Slama of Peru announced that they would hold a town

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Concerns about justice program discussed and Deputy Roland Merwin is sworn in as acting sheriff

By Nikki McKim The Richardson County Commissioners formally accepted the resignation of Richardson County Sheriff Don Pounds during their July

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Pounds offers resignation (UPDATED)

Don Pounds sent an e-mail to the Richardson County Commissioners on Saturday, July 6, 2019, offering his resignation as Richardson

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Flags raised at Legion Park

   Paul Sells, Larry Whalen, and Brian Palmer raised the flags at Legion Park on Flag Day, June 14. The

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Hot Air Balloon Festival A Huge Success

Story and photo by Lori Gottula On this past humid but temperate Saturday night, before a rain shower soaked everyone

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Barada Fish Fry serves over 600

The Harris Cemetery Association served more than 600 people at its annual fundraiser for cemetery maintenance.  This year’s event was

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Falls City Hot Air Balloon Festival this weekend

By Nikki McKim For the first time since 1995, Falls City will be the setting of the beloved Falls City

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Flooding waters expose damage to local Missouri roadways and bridges

Spring flooding along the Missouri River caused major damage to roads and bridges in Missouri and Nebraska as well as to

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Feighner sentenced in Sept. 2018 explosion of Spirit Shoppe

On Tuesday, April 30,  April Feighner was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $6,391.07 and Court

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Richardson County FEMA office open until April 26

Richardson County DRC Open FEMA UPDATE First Steps to Recovery Even if your county has not yet been declared for

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Father Jirovsky named Interim Chief Administrative Officer at Sacred Heart

Father Lee Jirovsky has been named as the Interim Chief Administrator Officer as appointed by the Diocese of Lincoln for

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One killed in accident south of Auburn

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash last Thursday evening on Highway 75 in Nemaha County. The crash occurred

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Heavy rain and melting snow could cause historic flooding

Heavy rain and melting snow could cause historic flooding in Nebraska, Missouri, and Iowa. Officials in Atchison County, MO are

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City Council honor two of their own.

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Local Deputy found deceased last Wednesday

Local Richardson County Deputy Sheriff and member of the Falls City, City Council, Kirby Robidoux was found deceased last Wednesday

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